10 September 2012 21:31 [Source: ICIS news]
MIAMI, Florida (ICIS)--The US orthoxylene (OX) September contract has been settled at a 2 cent/lb ($44/tonne, €34/tonne) increase from August, market participants said on Monday.
The OX September contract reached a settlement price of 67 cents/lb, following an increase in the upstream US mixed xylene (MX) September contract, sources said.
According to US MX market participants, the US MX September contract was settled at $4.10/gal, up by 40 cents/lb from August.
Major US OX producers include ExxonMobil Chemical and Flint Hills Resources.
($1 = €0.78)
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